Frequently Asked Questions

Short answers to the most asked questions about Lighthouse Christian Academy

Education Is The Priority

Lighthouse Christian Academy, a private school and a ministry of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Dawsonville, Georgia serves grades K4-12. We use Abeka Christian School materials, in traditional classroom settings, with elementary, middle, and high school teachers who hold qualified degrees, have strong Christian character and a passion to guide students to realize their God-given potential.

How many days are in school year?

To comply with state and GAC standards Lighthouse Christian Academy has 180 days in the school year
Click here to download the 2022-2023 Lighthouse Christian Academy school calendar.

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What do I bring to school?

School Supply Lists

(1) Kindermat-plastic
(1) Plastic pencil box
(1) Plastic pocket folder
(1) Package of No.2 plain yellow pencils (pre-sharpened if available)
(2) Boxes of 24 Crayola crayons
(1) Box of thick Crayola markers
(1) Pack of construction paper
(4) Large glue sticks
(1) Pair of rounded tip scissors
(2) Liquid hand sanitizers
(2) Boxes of Kleenex tissues
(2) Containers of Clorox wipes
(1) Complete change of clothes in a Zip-lock bag to leave in cubby

Please label everything with your child’s name. You may send in a small blanket that will be sent home every day for sanitizing.

(1) King James Bible
(15) No.2 plain yellow pencils
(4) boxes of 24 Crayola crayons
(1) box of 16 Crayola colored pencils
(1) box of 8 thin Crayola markers
(2) bottles of glue
(2) glue stick
(1) pair of Friskers scissors
(4) packs of 100 white index cards
(1) liquid hand sanitizer
(1) container of Clorox wipes
(1) backpack – prefer a pocket in the front for their Bible

+ Second Grade
(2) 100 packs of wide-ruled notebook paper
(1) wide-ruled spiral notebook

(1) King James Bible
(1) School Supply Box
(1) Box of 48 ct. Crayons or more
(1) Pair of Scissors
(2) Pkg. of Notebook Paper
(5) Spiral notebooks
(5) Pocket Folders
(1) Ruler with inches and centimeters
(2) Pkgs. Of #2 Pencils and/or Mechanical Pencils
(2) Erasers
(1) Pencil Sharpener
(1) Highlighter
(2) Glue Sticks and (1) Bottle of Glue
(2) Boxes of Kleenex
(2) Containers of Clorox Wipes
(1) Package Construction Paper
(1) Combination Lock for Locker

(1) King James Bible
(1) Highlighter
(1) Pkg. Colored Pencils
(1) Pencil Pouch
(1) Pkg. Of #2 Pencils and/or Mechanical
(4) 1-inch 3-ring Binders
(4) Binder dividers
(4) Pack of Notebook Paper
(for Math, English, History, and Science)
(1) Ruler with inches & centimeters
(1) Scientific Calculator (Texas Instruments TI-30Xa recommended)
(1) Compass
(1) Protractor
(2) Boxes of Kleenex
(2) Containers of Clorox Wipes
Additional binders, folders, or notebooks for Bible or other electives may be required.


(1) King James Bible
(1) Highlighter
(4) Pkg. Of #2 Pencils and/or Mechanical
(2) Pkg. of Notebook Paper
(5) Spiral notebooks
(5) Pocket Folders
(1) Ruler with inches & centimeters
(1) Scientific Calculator
(1) Compass
(1) Protractor
(2) Boxes of Kleenex
(2) Containers of Clorox Wipes


(1) Wide ruled notebook (suggested 100 sheets)
(1) 1 1/2″ binder (no smaller)
(1) Dedicated eraser: Buy it here
(2) #2 pencil mechanical or regular


(1) Scientific calculator – Catiga 121: Buy it here
*Important* This is the standard calculator for our Physics class. If you want to use a different calculator please reach out to our physics teacher.

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Are There Uniforms?

Specifics and standards of the dress code can be found in the Parent/Student Handbook.

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What Are School Hours?

Doors will open at 7:40. School starts at 8:00 am and ends at 2:30 pm.

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What Curriculum Do You Use?

Do you offer Dual Enrollment?

LCA offers dual enrollment opportunities for students In 9th-12th grades with UNG, Lanier Tech, and Truett McConnell.

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Are You Accredited?

Yes, LCA is fully accredited. We have been granted full accreditation by the Georgia Accrediting Commission.

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What if School is Cancelled? How Will I Know?

Parents will need to use the Remind app for messaging. School closings will also be announced on the Facebook page.

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Do You Have a School Lunch Program

We will not have an organized school lunch program. Students will need to pack their lunches and bring snacks for morning snack time.

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Want to Take a School Tour or Schedule an Appointment?

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